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The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary with Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners Joining National Effort to Improve Student Outcomes

SILVER SPRING, MD (Monday, December 6, 2021) – The STEM Careers Coalition™ – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate and non-profit leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – marks its second anniversary by welcoming new members and offering educators, students, and families nationwide an expanded collection of no-cost digital resources. To date, the STEM Careers Coalition™ has reached more than 4.5 million students in its mission to build the next generation of diverse STEM solution-seekers. 

Building upon the dynamic array of hands-on resources, the Coalition is introducing new experiences to further support students’ career preparedness. Designed to engage high schoolers in the world of STEM, these interactive resources help students focus on their career goals with simple strategies, roadmaps, and other easy-to-use digital tools. Created in partnership with NAF, a national network of education, business, and community leaders dedicated to supporting student outcomes and future readiness in high-need communities, this robust series of post-secondary exploration activities connects classroom learning to careers and provides tools to help students build professional identities and digital presence. 

The partners of the STEM Careers Coalition™ share a common goal of empowering educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom with an intentional focus on racial and gender equity. Representing a range of industry sectors, the STEM Careers Coalition™ seeks to prepare 10 million students for the future of work by 2025 by providing equitable access to digital content and experiences that engage students in instruction, build foundational STEM knowledge, and develop the critical skills students need for college and career success. In 2021, the Coalition welcomed new members Stanley Black & Decker, NAF, Sanofi, DuPont, AstraZeneca, Keysight Technologies, Capital Power, and TGR Foundation. View the complete list of STEM Career Coalition™ partners here

“All students deserve access to opportunities to be successful,” said Bill Taylor, Vice President of Outreach & Partnership Development at NAF. “As a STEM Careers Coalition member, we are helping students thrive by empowering communities to increase access to opportunities to build STEM skills that will help students thrive.” 

“DuPont is proud to join the STEM Careers Coalition and support the mission of helping students discover and curate personal pathways to STEM careers,” said Jon Kemp, President, DuPont Electronics & Industrial. “Alongside our incredible partners in the Coalition, we are helping ensure STEM equity in education across the United States and building a stronger future for all.” 

In addition to creating careers content through a diversity lens, each Coalition partner commits to improving STEM education for all students, with a specific focus on addressing equity by providing access to the award-winning Discovery Education K-12 learning platform for key communities. Connecting educators to a vast collection of standards-aligned resources and professional learning content, the Discovery Education learning platform is helping educators facilitate engaging, daily instruction in any learning environment. School communities can also engage additional digital resources in the STEM Careers Channel within the Discovery Education K-12 learning platform which features real-world career profiles, student activities, classroom lessons, virtual field trips, and more highlighting a wide range of fascinating STEM careers.  

“Reaching close to 5 million students in two years is an important milestone. Through multi-industry leadership, we are bringing diverse STEM stories directly to students nationwide. We now have a responsibility to move that awareness into action.” said Amy Nakamoto, Senior Vice President of Social Impact Partnerships at Discovery Education. “We are thrilled to work alongside NAF in this journey and are excited to welcome all the new Coalition partners who have joined us this year.”  

All Coalition resources are available at stemcareerscoalition.org, and through Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform on the STEM Careers Channel. 

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com, and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn

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About the STEM Careers Coalition™
A coalition of industry partners are joining forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide. The all-new STEM Careers Coalition’s™ mission is to empower educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers. 

About NAF 

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF’s educational design is uniquely comprehensive in its approach to skill development, enabling students of all backgrounds to participate in a meaningful education and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America’s future workforce by transforming the learning environment to integrate STEM infused, career-relevant curricula and work-based learning experiences, including internships. 

About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is the worldwide EdTech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading EdTech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at  www.discoveryeducation.com.  

Contacts
Grace Maliska | Discovery Education | gmaliska@discoveryed.com 

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